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Roasted Root Vegetables

Delicious and colorful, this simple roasted root vegetables recipe is by Slim Palate. 


  • 7 large carrots sliced at a diagonal
  • 2 large sweet potatoes peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 3 medium-sized beets cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 3 cloves of garlic thinly sliced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh rosemary chopped
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh thyme chopped
  • 1/4 cup butter or Fatworks Lard, butter or Fatworks Lard, melted (really you can use any cooking fat you want here, these are just my two personal favorites to use in this)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 45 minutes
Total time: 55 minutes
Servings: 4
Fat: Buffalo Tallow, Duck Fat, Lamb Tallow, Leaf Lard, Pure Lard, Pure Tallow, Schmaltz (Chicken Fat)
Tags: Gluten Free, Paleo Friendly



Preheat the oven to 400° F and line a rimmed baking sheet with foil.


In a large bowl add the carrots, sweet potatoes, and beets. Add the garlic, rosemary, and thyme, then pour over the melted butter or lard or fat of choice. Season with salt and pepper and toss well to coat.


Spread the root vegetables over the foil-lined baking sheet so they are in a single layer and place in the oven for 40-45 minutes or until tender and lightly caramelized on the outside, shaking the tray and tossing them around a couple of time to ensure even cooking. Optionally, you can broil them for about 3-4 minutes after their done to get some extra caramelization on the outside of them.

Notes: These go wonderfully as a side served with a salad or just about anything!